Nov 12, 2012 1:00am PST
't-- >> and when we come back from collective bargaining, to gay marriage in maryland, to a tax hike in california and l l l l l >> we have a vote of the people. i think the only place in america where a state actually said, let's raise our taxes for our kids, for our schools, for our california dreams. >> a big night for democrats, including california governor jerry brown, whose plan to balance the state budget or try to with a 6 billion dollar tax hike was 64% of the vote. it wasn't such a big night of the unions, the greatest defeat perhaps in michigan, 58% of voters rejected a measure to put collective bargaining in the confusi constitution. connell, you covered the michigan results. that's a big union state. what happened? >> boy, paul, this is a huge defeat for the unions in michigan, no question about it. basically the voters looked at this and they said they weren't willing to be union's guinea pig for the plan to get their interest written in state constitutions as to way to end run any reforms that states my try like what happened in wisconsin. what's interesting about the michigan num
Nov 11, 2012 9:00pm EST
, editor-in-chief maxwell each and matt3 legalizing marijuana recreational use. gay marriage, california raising their own taxes. i cannot follow the measures so let's turn to "reason" magazine or the brains behind them, editor-in-chief maxwell each and matt glesby. did for you know, when it? >> a little bit. look at opportunities americans had yesterday to vote in a libertarian and direction of. and with colorado and washington is a huge geo on a drug prohibition that is how it will end in this country like alcohol prohibition. john: alcohol prohibition was repealed by individual states before the federal government? >> one dozen states by the end of the period. john: new york was three years. 104 -- 10 years and forstmann was up to the fed. >> states lived in open defiance than the federal government cannot enforce it the fast majority is that the state level there are not enough agents to go to ery colorado pot smoker. >> gapped the same time goodie a was warning people listen, a federal laws are still enforced. but the shift to marriage equality maine, maryland. john: stay on mariju
Nov 11, 2012 7:00pm PST
turned his busboy experience into a chain of restaurants in california. after the storm, he came back. and now, he's raising money to get debris cleaned out and get electricity and heat back in. as for the brady boys, they're helping out on the main drag to get the businesses open. and the rest of the time, they're tearing out what was lost in their own home. do you think of yourselves as victims of the hurricane? >> bradys: no. no. >> pelley: how could you not? >> dennis brady: we're alive. we're here together. >> patrick brady: we're the lucky ones. >> pelley: you said you're the lucky ones? >> patrick brady: yeah. absolutely. >> pelley: i think most people walking around this neighborhood wouldn't think of you as being too lucky. >> patrick brady: if you walk around the block, you'd say so. there's houses completely burned to the ground. and our house is still standing. all we do is gut our basement. >> james brennan: you know, just things, and that's it. the big thing is that everybody is safe. the neighborhood is still here. the people are still here >> pelley: just things? the..
Nov 12, 2012 5:00pm EST
out is that there will be a certain amount of turnover. it is kind of like what happened in california. they just start running for other offices. you know that is one of the reasons the young mayor of los angeles. you know, it does inject a lost talent into positions you would not necessarily think of, but it does create problems because some of the people with seniority expect to be defered to. some of the committees that are not -- let me go through a couple of very important committees where we are not expecting turnover. paul ryan is not going anywhere. he will be the budget chairman again it sounds like. he will ask for a waiver. it is safe to say that will be granted. the appropriations and hal rogers from kentucky who is about as old bull as you can get. old prince of earmarks and reformed nonearmarkers now is staying put. fred upton the chairman of the energy and commerce committee where a lot of health care and energy policy go through. the committee of jurisdiction there will be staying for another two years. and ways and -- any type of entitlement stuff. dave camp. he is n